1998 FIBA World Championship squads

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The 1998 FIBA World Championship had the following teams.

Group A[edit]

Canada Canada[edit]

Head coach: Steve Konchalski

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Joey Vickery 1967 France Poissy-Chatou Basket
5 Guard Sherman Hamilton 1972
6 Guard David Daniels 1971
7 Guard Greg Francis 1974 United Kingdom Worthing Bears
8 Forward William Njoku 1972 Portugal Illianbum Taka
9 Guard Rowan Barrett 1972 Spain Lucentum Alicante
10 Forward Kory Hallas 1969 France Poissy-Chatou Basket
11 Center Todd MacCulloch 1976 United States Washington Huskies
12 Center Martin Keane 1969 Spain Melilla Baloncesto
13 Forward Peter Guarasci 1974 Italy Scavolini Pesaro
14 Forward Michael Meeks 1972 Germany Brandt Hagen
15 Center Greg Newton 1974 Belgium Siemens Gent

Greece Greece[edit]

Head coach: Panagiotis Giannakis

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Giorgos Kalaitzis 1976 Greece Panathinaikos BC
5 Forward Giorgos Balogiannis 1971 Greece PAOK Thessaloniki B.C.
6 Guard Nikos Boudouris 1971 Greece PAOK Thessaloniki B.C.
7 Forward Dimitrios Papanikolaou 1977 Greece Olympiacos B.C.
8 Guard Giorgos Sigalas 1971 Italy Stefanel Milano
9 Guard Aggelos Koronios 1969 Greece Peristeri BC
10 Forward Fragiskos Alvertis 1974 Greece Panathinaikos BC
11 Forward Nikos Ekonomou 1973 Greece Panathinaikos BC
12 Center Iakovos Tsakalidis 1979 Greece AEK Athens B.C.
13 Center Panagiotis Fasoulas 1963 Greece Olympiacos B.C.
14 Center Efthimios Rentzias 1976 Spain FC Barcelona
15 Forward Giorgos Karagoutis 1976 Greece Panionios B.C.

Italy Italy[edit]

Head coach: Bogdan Tanjević

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Davide Bonora 1973 Italy Benetton Treviso
5 Guard Gianluca Basile 1975 Italy CFM Reggio Emilia
6 Forward Alessandro De Pol 1972 Italy Pallacanestro Varese
7 Forward Gregor Fučka 1977 Italy Teamsystem Bologna
8 Guard Gianmarco Pozzecco 1972 Italy Pallacanestro Varese
9 Forward Giacomo Galanda 1975 Italy Teamsystem Bologna
10 Guard Carlton Myers 1971 Italy Teamsystem Bologna
11 Guard Andrea Meneghin 1974 Italy Pallacanestro Varese
12 Guard Alessandro Abbio 1971 Italy Kinder Bologna
13 Center Alessandro Frosini 1972 Italy Kinder Bologna
14 Center Roberto Chiacig 1974 Italy Teamsystem Bologna
15 Center Marcelo Damiao 1975 Italy CFM Reggio Emilia

Senegal Senegal[edit]

Head coach: Ousseynou Ndiaga Diop

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Samba Aly Ngoné Niang 1973 Senegal ASFO Dakar
5 Center Omer Ba 1972 France Brêmes
6 Forward Bubacar Aw 1975 United States Georgetown Hoyas
7 Center Makhtar N'Diaye 1973 United States North Carolina Tar Heels
8 Kader Malik Fall 1975 Saudi Arabia KSA
9 Guard Vincent Da Sylva 1973 Lebanon Wardie Rosaire Mansourieh
10 Mamadou Diouf 1977 United States University of Delaware
11 Guard Raymond Carvalho 1969 Senegal JA Dakar
12 Guard Mouhamadou Sow 1968 Senegal Asdouane Dakar
13 Center Mamadou N'diaye 1975 United States Auburn Tigers
14 Forward Cheikk Dia 1972
15 Center Assane Ndiaye 1975 Lebanon Club Sagesse

Group B[edit]

Japan Japan[edit]

Head coach: Mototaka Kohama

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Center Akifumi Yamasaki 1968 Japan Matsushita Electric
5 Forward Takeshi Yuki 1968 Japan Aisin Seahorses
6 Hiroshi Nagano 1967 Japan Isuzu Motor
7 Guard Kenicki Sako 1970 Japan Isuzu Motor
8 Makoto Hasegawa 1971 Japan Zexel
9 Guard Takehiko Orimo 1970 Japan Toyota Alvark
10 Takahiro Setsumasa 1972 Japan Toshiba Brave Thunders
11 Makoto Minamiyama 1973 Japan Isuzu Motor
12 Forward Maikeru Takahashi 1974 Japan Isuzu Motor
13 Satoru Furuta 1971 Japan Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins
14 Satoshi Sakumoto 1972 Japan Isuzu Motor
15 Center Hiroyuki Tominaga 1973 Japan Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins

Puerto Rico Puerto Rico[edit]

Head coach: Carlos Morales

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Center José Ortiz 1963 Greece Aris BC
5 Guard Eddie Casiano 1972 Puerto Rico Atléticos de San Germán
6 Guard Carmelo Travieso 1975 Puerto Rico Titanes de Morovis
7 Guard Eddin Santiago 1975 Puerto Rico Cangrejeros de Santurce
8 Forward Jerome Mincy 1964 Puerto Rico Vaqueros de Bayamón
9 Guard James Carter 1964 Puerto Rico Brujos de Guayama
10 Guard Javier Antonio Colón 1969 Puerto Rico Leones de Ponce
11 Forward Orlando Vega 1968 Puerto Rico Piratas de Quebradillas
12 Forward Rolando Hourruitiner 1975 Puerto Rico Gallitos de Isabela
13 Forward Edgar Leon 1971 Puerto Rico Leones de Ponce
14 Center Daniel Santiago 1976 Puerto Rico Vaqueros de Bayamón
15 Eugenio Soto 1973 Puerto Rico Vaqueros de Bayamón

Russia Russia[edit]

Head coach: Sergei Belov

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Vasily Karasev 1971 Germany ALBA Berlin
5 Guard Igor Kudelin 1972 Russia PBC CSKA Moscow
6 Forward Zakhar Pashutin 1974 Russia Avtodor Saratov
7 Forward Evgeni Kisurin 1969 Croatia KK Cibona
8 Guard Dmitri Domani 1974 Russia PBC CSKA Moscow
9 Forward Valeri Tikhonenko 1964 Russia PBC CSKA Moscow
10 Guard Sergei Babkov 1967 Spain Unicaja Málaga
11 Center Mikhail Mikhailov 1971 Spain Real Madrid
12 Forward Nikita Morgunov 1975 Lithuania Atletas Kaunas
13 Center Igor Kourashov 1972 Russia PBC CSKA Moscow
14 Forward Sergei Panov 1970 Russia PBC CSKA Moscow
15 Center Vitaly Nossov 1968 Slovenia KK Union Olimpija

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia[edit]

Head coach: Željko Obradović

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Forward Dejan Bodiroga 1973 Spain Real Madrid
5 Guard Vlado Šćepanović 1975 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia KK Budućnost Podgorica
6 Guard Saša Obradović 1969 Italy Calze Pompea Roma
7 Forward Nikola Lončar 1972 France PSG Racing
8 Guard Dragan Lukovski 1975 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia KK Partizan
9 Guard Miroslav Berić 1973 Spain TAU Cerámica
10 Guard Aleksandar Đorđević 1967 Spain FC Barcelona
11 Center Željko Rebrača 1972 Italy Benetton Treviso
12 Center Predrag Drobnjak 1975 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia KK Partizan
13 Center Nikola Bulatović 1971 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FMP Železnik
14 Forward Dejan Tomašević 1973 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia KK Partizan
15 Forward Milenko Topić 1969 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia KK Crvena zvezda

Group C[edit]

Brazil Brazil[edit]

Head coach: Hélio Rubens Garcia

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Forward Marcelo Machado 1975 Brazil Corinthians
5 Guard André Fonseca 1969 Brazil Flamengo
6 Guard Caio Cazziolato 1974 Brazil Flamengo
7 Forward João Vianna 1964 Brazil Flamengo
8 Center Sandro Varejão 1972 United States West Virginia Mountaineers
9 Guard Demetrius Ferraciu 1970 Brazil Franca
10 Guard Hélio Filho 1975 Brazil Franca
11 Guard Marco dos Santos 1963 Brazil Franca
12 Center Aristides dos Santos 1970 Brazil COC-Ribeirão Preto
13 Forward Claudio Antonio Clemente 1972 Brazil São Paulo
14 Forward Rogério Klafke 1971 Brazil Franca
15 Forward Joelcio Joerke 1972 Brazil Flamengo

South Korea Korea[edit]

Head coach: Chung Kwang-suk

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Forward Choo Seung-gyun 1974 South Korea Daejeon Hyundai Dynat
5 Guard Kang Dong-hee 1966 South Korea Busan Kia Enterprise
6 Kim Hee-sun 1973 South Korea Suwon Samsung Thunders
7 Kim Byong-chul 1976 South Korea Daegu Tongyang Orions
8 Cho Sang-hyun 1976 South Korea Yonsei University
9 Forward Hyun Joo-yup 1975 South Korea Cheongju SK Knights
10 Guard Lee Sang-min 1972 South Korea Daejeon Hyundai Dynat
11 Center Seo Jang-hoon 1974 South Korea Cheongju SK Knights
12 Kim Sung-chul 1976 South Korea Kyung Hee University
13 Yang Kyung-min 1973 South Korea Sangmu
14 Forward Moon Kyung-eun 1971 South Korea Suwon Samsung Thunders
15 Center Kim Joo-sung 1979 South Korea Chung-Ang University

Lithuania Lithuania[edit]

Head coach: Jonas Kazlauskas

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Šarūnas Jasikevičius 1976 United States Maryland Terrapins
5 Center Eurelijus Žukauskas 1973 Lithuania BC Žalgiris
6 Forward Tomas Masiulis 1975 Lithuania BC Žalgiris
7 Guard Saulius Štombergas 1973 Lithuania BC Žalgiris
8 Forward Mindaugas Žukauskas 1975 Lithuania BC Žalgiris
9 Guard Tomas Pačėsas 1975 Ukraine BC Odessa
10 Guard Darius Lukminas 1968 Russia Avtodor
11 Forward Dainius Adomaitis 1974 Lithuania BC Žalgiris
12 Forward Artūras Karnišovas 1971 Greece Olympiacos B.C.
13 Guard Darius Maskoliūnas 1971 Lithuania BC Žalgiris
14 Center Gintaras Einikis 1969 Russia Avtodor
15 Center Virginijus Praškevičius 1979 Lithuania Atletas

United States United States[edit]

Head coach: Rudy Tomjanovich

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Trajan Langdon 1976 United States Duke Blue Devils
5 Guard Michael Hawkins 1972 Greece Olympiacos B.C.
6 Guard Kiwane Garris 1974 United States Grand Rapids Hoops
7 Forward Jason Sasser 1974 Spain CSF Sevilla
8 Guard Jimmy King 1973 United States Quad City Thunder
9 Forward Bill Edwards 1971 Italy Calze Pompea Roma
10 Guard Jimmy Oliver 1969 Spain CB Ciudad de Huelva
11 Forward Wendell Alexis 1964 Germany ALBA Berlin
12 Center Gerard King 1972 Italy Fontanafredda Sienna
13 Forward David Wood 1964 Spain Unicaja Málaga
14 Center Ashraf Amaya 1971 United States Idaho Stampede
15 Center Brad Miller 1976 United States Purdue Boilermakers

Group D[edit]

Argentina Argentina[edit]

Head coach: Julio Lamas

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Forward Marcelo Nicola 1971 Spain FC Barcelona
5 Forward Hugo Sconochini 1971 Italy Kinder Bologna
6 Guard Alejandro Montecchia 1972 Argentina Olimpia de Venado Tuerto
7 Forward Esteban de la Fuente 1968 Argentina Boca Juniors
8 Guard Juan Ignacio Sánchez 1977 United States Temple Owls
9 Guard Marcelo Milanesio 1965 Argentina Atenas de Córdoba
10 Guard Juan Espil 1968 Spain TAU Cerámica
11 Forward Diego Osella 1969 Argentina Atenas de Córdoba
12 Center Fabricio Oberto 1975 Argentina Atenas de Córdoba
13 Guard Emanuel Ginóbili 1977 Argentina Estudiantes de Bahía Blanca
14 Forward Carlos Simoni 1971 Argentina Andino de La Rioja
15 Center Rubén Wolkowyski 1973 Argentina Boca Juniors

Australia Australia[edit]

Head coach:

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Forward Tony Ronaldson 1972 Australia South East Melbourne Magic
5 Guard Brett Maher 1973 Australia Adelaide 36ers
6 Forward Scott Fisher 1963 Australia Perth Wildcats
7 Guard Frank Drmic 1978 Australia South East Melbourne Magic
8 Forward Sam Mackinnon 1976 Australia South East Melbourne Magic
9 Forward Simon Dwight 1976 Australia Canberra Cannons
10 Guard Andrew Gaze 1965 Australia South East Melbourne Magic
11 Guard Shane Heal 1970 Australia Sydney Kings
12 Center Ben Melmeth 1975 Australia Newcastle Falcons
13 Center Chris Anstey 1975 United States Dallas Mavericks
14 Forward Andrew Vlahov 1969 Australia Perth Wildcats
15 Center Paul Rogers 1973 Spain Real Madrid

Nigeria Nigeria[edit]

Head coach:

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Kingsley Ogwudire 1972 United States Montana State University – Northern
5 Guard Dominic Okon 1976 United States Loyola Ramblers
6 Olapido Ayinla 1964 France ALM Évreux Basket
7 Guard Daniel Okonkwo 1975 England Plymouth Raiders
8 Forward Mohammed Acha 1973 Lebanon Club Sagesse
9 Godwin Owinje 1973 United States Dakota Wizards
10 Forward Julius Nwosu 1971 Turkey Galatasaray
11 Center Yinka Dare 1972 United States New Jersey Nets/Orlando Magic
12 Forward Tunji Awojobi 1973 Turkey Kayseri Meysuspor,
Cyprus PAO Limassol
13 Forward Obinna Ekezie 1975 United States Maryland Terrapins
14 Forward Peter Aluma 1973 Venezuela Toros de Aragua
15 Forward Emeka Okenwa 1970 Argentina Belgrano de San Nicolás

Spain Spain[edit]

Head coach: Lolo Sainz

# Pos Name Year Born Team
4 Guard Alberto Angulo 1970 Spain Real Madrid
5 Guard Julio Ignacio Rodilla 1974 Spain Pamesa Valencia
6 Guard Ignacio Azofra 1969 Spain Adecco Estudiantes
7 Center Juan Antonio Orenga 1966 Spain Real Madrid
8 Guard Ignacio Rodríguez 1970 Spain Unicaja Málaga
9 Forward Carlos Jiménez 1976 Spain Adecco Estudiantes
10 Forward Rodrigo De la Fuente 1976 Spain FC Barcelona
11 Guard Alberto Herreros 1969 Spain Real Madrid
12 Forward José Antonio Paraíso 1971 Spain Cáceres CB
13 Forward Ignacio de Miguel 1973 Spain Adecco Estudiantes
14 Forward Alfonso Reyes 1971 France Paris Basket Racing
15 Center Roberto Dueñas 1975 Spain FC Barcelona

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